Sunday Worship

May 29, 2022

We worship at 10:00 am at Kennicott Park (4434 S. Lake Park Ave.) or online. We practice social distancing and masks are required. We offer Kid City children’s ministry for children 3 years old – 5th grade; they are also welcome to remain in the service.

Today's sermon:

Praying for New Creation
Text: Various
Pastor David Swanson

Today's songs:



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Seven Weeks of Easter Devotional
Seven folks from our church have contributed reflections and meditation questions to help us live into Resurrection Hope for the seven weeks of Easter following Resurrection Sunday. You can access the devotional here.

Covenant Harbor Camp Looking for Summer Staff
Calling all young people who would like to serve as staff this summer in Lake Geneva. If you’d like the application or more information please email us.

Hospitality Team Members Needed
The Hospitality Team welcomes each person who joins us on Sundays while using iPads and a laptop to check people in and give them their name tag. As the summer season kicks off, we need five more people to serve with our team. Please email Linda Swanson to learn more. 

PATS (Prayer Around The Schools) | Saturday, June 4; 9:00 am
Meet us in front of Kennicott Park (4434 S. Lake Park Ave.) for a prayer walk around our neighborhood schools.

June Bible Study | Wednesdays, June 1, 8, 15; 6:30 pm
Everyone is welcome to join us at West Point Baptist ( 3566 S. Cottage Grove). Our Bible Study season is ending in June and we’ll be on Summer Break until September. It’s not too late to join us, even if it’s your first time!

Support NCO: Race Against Gun Violence Annual Fundraiser | Saturday, June 11; 5:00 pm
Join Team NCO and help meet our goal of raising $25,000 to continue our efforts to create restorative spaces for youth & community members in Bronzeville. Register here & you’ll receive tips to reach out to your networks and details about fundraising incentives and race day (in person @ Grant Park!). Questions? Email Sonia at

Celebrating Our Graduates! | Sunday, June 12; during service
We are celebrating all our graduates on June 12th. Bring your graduate and join us in the celebration! God has been so good!

Newcomers Lunch | Sunday, June 12; after service
If you’re new to the church (or have been coming but haven’t been to a Newcomers Lunch) please join us for a meal after the worship service. Email Amy to RSVP.

Juneteenth Celebration | Saturday, June 18; 3:00 pm
Celebrate Juneteenth with our church community. We’ll gather for a cookout in Ellis Park (across the street from the Ministry Center – 3627 S. Cottage Grove). More details to come, but SAVE THE DATE!

All Church Retreat | June 24-26
If you haven’t already registered, please contact Melody Brooks to check on remaining available space or if you have any questions.

Kid City – Teachers Needed
As Kid City continues to grow, we will need to transition back to multiple classes for our different age groups. To be able to do this, we are in need of additional teachers who can lead these classes. If you are interested, please contact Pete Blodgett for more details.

Calling all Artists & Craftspeople…
We have a few projects in mind in the next couple months and would love for you to be a part! Up for using your creative gifts in our community? Email us if you’re interested.

Blood Donations
A nationwide blood shortage remains and directly impacts our neighbors here on Chicago’s southside.  Please consider donating locally through UChicago Medicine (Call 773-702-6247 email to schedule an appointment) or finding a location near you with American Red Cross

Volunteering with Young Life South Side
Are you interested in mentoring high school or middle school kids on the Southside of Chicago? Ready to be as impacted as you make an impact on young lives? Looking for Christian community? Consider volunteering with Young Life South Side Chicago by filling out this interest form and we will get back to you!

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